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of a book to have it. >> john foster dull >> john foster dulles died when the airport and virginia was being built. of president eisenhower immediately announced it would be named dulles airport. when kennedy took over he did not want to name it after him but there was pushed back and finally the decision was made -- was made. you can still see the film clip of kennedy opening the airport with eisenhower and dulles and he pulls back a curtain and there is a giant bust of john foster dulles that austrians in the middle of this big airport. so i went to see it and i could not find a. where is the big bust? nobody had even heard of that. it was a long process thanks to the authority i could discover that the blast had been taken away from its place now an a closed conference room opposite baggage claim number three. this is a wonderful metaphor for how the dulles brothers out one time exercised earth shattering power to make him break government has spent airbrushed out of might entire history. >> host: stephanie mencimer is "mother jones"our domestic policy reporter joining us now as we conti
book, titled "the brothers: john foster dulles, allen dulles, and their secret world war." >> stephen kinzer, in your book, you tell a story up front about dulles airport in washington and the statue and the naming. what is that? >> john foster dulles had recently died when that super
her study and welfare benefits. we will be right back. >> john foster dulles had recently died when the super airport in chantilly virginia was being built, and president eisenhower immediately announced that the airport would be named dulles airport. for a while after kennedy took over, he did not want to named over a crusty old warrior, but the decision was made to name it after dulles. filman still see the footage of kennedy opening it, he pulls back a curtain, and behind the current is the diane's -- the giant bust of john foster-- dulles. i went to see it while i was writing this book, and i cannot find it. i started asking the security guards, where is the big west of dulles? nobody had ever even heard of it. it was a long process. finally, i was able to discover that the bust had been taken away from its place in the middle of the airport, and it is now in a close conference room opposite baggage claim number three. i find this a wonderful metaphor for how the dulles brothers, who at one time exercised earth shattering power and were able to make and break governments, have n
close vote -- "washington journal" continues after this. >> john foster dulles had recently died when the super airport in chantilly, virginia was built and president eisenhower immediately announced that it would be named dulles airport. for a while, when kennedy took over, he didn't wanted to name it after a christie old -- after a crusty old war hero. but there was pressure. you see kennedy opening the airport with eisenhower there and those there and you polls ack the curtain and there is bust of john foster dulles and it stands in the middle of this big airport. so i went to see it while i was writing this book and i couldn't find it. i started asking the security guards and no one had it in -- and no one had ever even heard of it. thanks to the washington airport authority, i was able to discover that the bust had been taken away from its place in the middle of the airport and it is now in a close conference room baggaget -- opposite lane number three. and i find this is a wonderful metaphor how the dulles brothers had one time exercised earth shattering power and could make or
download a free app for your smart phone or listen online. at c-span radio.org. >> john foster dulles had recently died when that super airport out in chantilly, virginia was being rebuilt. president eisenhower immediately made announced at the airport would be called the dulles airport. there was pushed back from others and finally the decision was made to name it after dulles. you can still see the film clip of kennedy opening the airport with eisenhower there and allen dulles there and he pulled back a curtain and behind the curtain is his giant bust of john foster dulles. that bust stands in the middle of this big airport. so in to see it while i was writing this book. i couldn't find it. i started asking the security guards, where is a big bust of dollars. nobody even heard of it. there is a long process and finally, thanks to the washington airports authority, i was able to discover that the bust had been taken away from its place. it is now in a closed conference room opposite baggage claim number three. i find this a wonderful metaphor for how the dulles brothers, who at one time
of john foster dulles. it stands in the middle of the airport. i went to see it and i could not find it. i asked the security guards. nobody had even heard of it. andas a long process, finally i was able to discover the bust had been taken away from its place in the middle of the airport and it is now in a closed conference room opposite adage claim number 3 -- baggage claim number three. i find this a wonderful metaphor for how the dulles brothers, who at one time exercised earth shattering power and were able governments,reak have now been effectively forgotten and airbrushed out of our history. >> with john foster head of state and alan at the cia, the dulles brothers ran over and covert operations for a good portion of the cold war. find out how the ramifications can still be felt 60 years later with stephen kinzer on q&a. senator levin -- >> sander levin serves as the chair of the armed services committee. he spoke earlier today for about an hour. >> welcome to the council on foreign relations. it is a high honor to be here with carl levin. actually, no introduction is necessary. the
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